Do oil catch cans really work?

Perhaps you’ve heard oil catch cans, but you don’t know what they actually do. Have no fear because catch cans are the topic in this episode of Engineering Explained. Not only does host Jason Fenske explain what an oil catch can is, but he looks into if they’re actually worth the extra money, especially for […]

Closer look at Tesla’s early access V10 driving visuals in action

By Simon Alvarez Posted on September 18, 2019 Members of Tesla’s Early Access Program have started sharing some videos of the electric car maker’s upcoming V10 update in action. Among these are improvements to Tesla’s driving visuals, which are poised to get more refined and detailed with the major update’s wide release.  Unofficial Tesla newsletter […]

What does a five-star crash-test rating mean?

Although we often don’t think about it, vehicle safety is a major part of engineering and designing a car, truck, or SUV. Yet, we simply look at a star figure and make our judgments.  What exactly does a five-star crash test rating mean? It’s the descriptor so many brands will use to underscore vehicle safety […]